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WEATHER PIONEERS: THE SIGNAL CORPS STATION AT PIKES PEAK Phyllis Smith 1993 Paperback Near Fine-New 3 Copies Available
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Ohio, 1993. 118 pp, b/w illustrations. Paperback. Near Fine to New in shrink wrap.

At 14,110 feet, the weather station at Pikes Peak, Colorado, was the highest in the world in 1873. Young men trained by the Signal Corps took turns living year-round on the isolated mountain,w here they endured loneliness, primitive living conditions, lack of financial support and appreciation, and deteriorating health. Fascinating look at the lives of these Signal Corps trainees.

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